The Team\nMeet the Hot List Judges, Scientists, Retailers, and Players\nMike Stachura\n\nGolf Digest Senior Editor of Equipment; "Gouge" of Bomb & Gouge and Hot List 365 blog\n\n on golfdigest.com; @MikeStachura on Twitter;\n\n 10.4 Index.\nMeet the Hot List Judges, Scientists, Retailers, and Players\nE. MICHAEL JOHNSON\n\nSenior Editor, Equipment for Golf World; "Bomb" of Bomb & Gouge; golf writer for 26 years, the last 15 covering equipment; @EMichaelGW on Twitter;\n\n 3.3 Index.\nSTINA STERNBERG\n\nGolf Digest Senior Editor; author of Ask Stina column\n\n; co-host of golfdigest.com's Tips Plus;\n\n former golf-shop owner; @StinaSternberg on Twitter;\n\n 10.4 Index.\nJOHN AXE, PH.D.\n\nRetired physicist who studied the features of solid materials.\nAssociate Editor. Chronicled golf in America on 60-day road trip;\n\n played in 2010 U.S. Public Links; 0.4 Index.\nMARTIN BROUILLETTE, Ph.D\n\nProf. of mechanical engineering at the University of Sherbrooke.\nDAVID LEE, Ph.D\n\nAssociate professor of physics at Gordon College.\nTHOMAS LACY JR., Ph.D.\n\nAssociate professor of aerospace engineering at Mississippi State.\nJOHN MCPHEE, Ph.D\n\nProfessor of systems design engineering at Univ. of Waterloo.\nGEORGE SPRINGER, Ph.D\n\nProfessor of aeronautics and astronautics at Stanford.\nLeigh Bader\n\nResidence: South Easton, Mass.\n\nJob: Co-owner of Joe & Leigh's Discount golf shop at Pine Oaks.\nCasey Baker\n\nResidence: Ypsilanti, Mich.\n\nJob: Vice president of operations at Miles of Golf.\nSven Kessler\n\nResidence: Niceville, Fla.\n\nJob: Vice president of retail operations at Edwin Watts Golf.\nJOHN LYBERGER\n\nResidence: Bethesda, Md.\n\n Job:Director of golf at Congressional Country Club.\nKen Morton Jr.\n\nResidence: Sacramento, Calif.\n\nJob: VP of retail and marketing at Haggin Oaks Golf Super Shop.\nPete Line\n\nResidence: Bloomfield Hills, Mich.\n\nJob: General manager at Carl's Golfland.\nSusan Roll\n\nResidence: Carlsbad, Calif.\n\nJob: Co-owner of Carlsbad Golf Center.\nCARL ROSE JR.\n\nResidence: Orchard Lake, Mich.\n\n Job: Owner of Carl's Golfland.\nTOM ALLEN / 8.8 (HDCP INDEX)\n\nAge: 30\n\n Residence: Middletown, Ohio\n\n Job: Attorney for the Frost Brown Todd law firm.\nJEFF BLIND / 11.1\n\nAge: 31\n\n Residence: New York City\n\nJob: Institutional sales and trading at Kellogg Partners.\nDAN GRATTAN / 8.7\n\nAge: 32\n\n Residence: New York City\n\n Job: Vice president of sales at Annaly Capital Management.\nRICKY BROWN / +1.4\n\nAge: 32\n\n Residence: Fort Worth\n\nJob: High school business teacher.\nJASON GUSS / 0\n\nAge: 34\n\n Residence: Gaylord, Mich.\n\n Job: Senior instructor at the Rick Smith Golf Academy.\nDON HURTER / 0\n\nAge: 50\n\n Residence: Sedalia, Colo.\n\nJob: Head golf professional at Castle Pines Golf Club.\nPAUL IANNIELLO / 5.0\n\nAge: 49\n\nResidence: Orlando\n\nJob: Lieutenant at the Orange County Fire Rescue Department.\nJIM JONES / 6.5\n\nAge: 66\n\nResidence: Park City, Utah\n\nJob: Retired pilot; began playing golf at age 55.\nSTEVE LACHMAN / 2.7\n\nAge: 53\n\nResidence: La Quinta, Calif.\n\nJob: Voiceover artist; has played golf for 41 years.\nBILL KORBER / 18\n\nAge: 64\n\nResidence: Litchfield Park, Ariz.\n\nJob: Owns an agency that represents manufacturers.\nPETER LEE / 12.1\n\nAge: 43\n\n Residence: San Ramon, Calif.\n\nJob: Director of compliance and privacy at Mirixa Corp.\nDONNIE LUPER / 1.8\n\nAge: 54\n\nResidence: Bridgeton, N.C.\n\nJob: Endodontist; began playing at Age: 8.\nSUBHASIS MAITRA / 16\n\nAge: 40\n\nResidence: Goodyear, Ariz.\n\nJob: Pediatric internist; a golfer for 12 years.\nLARRY MCCOY / 4.2\n\nAge: 46\n\nResidence: Newtown, Conn.\n\nJob: Product-development director at RewardsNOW.\nBILL MAYBEN / 14.4\n\nAge: 74\n\nResidence: Phoenix\n\nJob: Retired CEO and electrical engineer; plays 100 rounds a year.\nJASON MUSSER / 2.8\n\nAge: 36\n\nResidence: Fresno, Calif.\n\nJob: Detective at Fresno Police Department.\nDEB SANDERS / 7.8\n\nAge: 47\n\n Residence: Houston\n\n Job: Supervisory special agent of the FBI.\nJASON SHIPLEY / 5\n\nAge: 52\n\nResidence: Parkville, Md.\n\nJob: Realtor who plays 70 rounds a year. Former long-drive finalist.\nCHRIS O'GARA / 15\n\nAge: 44\n\nResidence: Litchfield Park, Ariz.\n\nJob: Insurance broker; is a big believer in SGI irons.\nMATT VANASSE / 7\n\nAge: 32\n\nResidence: Phoenix\n\n Job: Stockbroker; plays about 60 rounds a year.